Mutiny on the Bounty

Lists: Adventure, Drama, Historical, Best Picture Winners from the 1930s, Best Picture nominee 1960 to 1969

Brief Synopsis: "Marlon Brando gives a nuanced performance as the aristocratic Lt. Fletcher Christian, an officer aboard the HMS Bounty who leads a mutiny against the ship's tyrannical Capt. Bligh (Trevor Howard). Featuring lush cinematography of the story's spectacular Tahitian setting and a stirring musical score, director Lewis Milestone's 1962 interpretation of the classic novel was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture."

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 1962: # 0)

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  • Trevor Howard (Capt. William Bligh)
  • Marlon Brando (First Lieutnant Fletcher Christian)
  • Richard Harris (Seaman John Mills)
  • Hugh Griffith (Alexander Smith)
  • Percy Herbert (Matthew Quintal)
  • Gordon Jackson (Seaman Edward Birkett)
  • Chips Rafferty (Michael Byrne)
  • Noel Purcell (Seaman William McCoy)
  • Eddie Byrne (John Frye)
  • Tim Seely (Midshipman Edward Young)
  • Lewis Milestone (Director)